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06/02/2017 12:45 pm ET Updated Jun 02, 2017

Gabrielle Union Lands Leading Role In New Drama 'Breaking In'

The developing project will mark Union's fourth production credit.
Production for “Breaking In” begins in July in Los Angeles.
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Production for “Breaking In” begins in July in Los Angeles.

Gabrielle Union has no intentions on stalling her career as an executive producer.

Union is reuniting with “Being Mary Jane” producer, Will Packer, to executive produce the drama-thriller, “Breaking In.” Directed by “V for Vendetta” filmmaker, James McTeigue, and starring Union, the motion picture will chronicle a woman fighting to protect her family during a home-invasion, according to Variety.

The actress has previously produced the series, “Being Mary Jane,” TV movie, “With This Ring,” and the motion picture “Almost Christmas.”

In 2016, Union told Forbes why she became interested in producing.

“There is something to be said for having talent as producers,” the actress explained. “No one knows what it’s like to be us, so sometimes the experience that is created for talent is not always the most conducive for creating the best work environment.”

“From deciding who is hired in the hair and make-up department, to choosing who’s hired for the camera and lighting department … there’s really something to be said about the power of creating a better experience for talent. It in turn benefits everybody, because it really just benefits the bottom line. That’s where my interest came in,” she said.

Production for “Breaking In” begins in July in Los Angeles.

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